Correlation of quality of life with component questionnaire in children with acute broncho-pulmonary disease




quality of life, broncho-pulmonary diseases, children


Nataliya Ivasyk

Purpose: to determine the effect of disease symptoms of quality of life in children with acute broncho-pulmonary diseases according to the developed questionnaire.

Material & Methods: survey 143 children with acute broncho-pulmonary diseases at children's Hospital conducted using a questionnaire developed. The results worked out using standard software packages SPSS for Windows 13.

Results: the quality of life in the surveyed children with acute broncho-pulmonary diseases is estimated as lowered. Determined correlation between the assessment of the quality of life questionnaire and components in school children with acute broncho-pulmonary diseases who were hospitalized.

Conclusions: the biggest impact on quality of life of children with acute broncho-pulmonary disease have seizures wheezing and walking up the stairs, moderate effect giving cough and its effect on the general condition, nasal discharge and presence of dyspnea, exercise or physical activity, the problem of pressure in chest, missing school because of broncho-pulmonary diseases, depressed state due to disease and the fear of what may worsen cough, because of the disease the child may lag behind the school program and the impact on sleep. But the most complicated nasal breathing and availability allocation cough and daily activity have little impact on the quality of life for these children by correlation factor.


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